TOP STORYAt a time of geopolitical tension between many of the world's nuclear powers, the work of encouraging an end to nuclear weapons testing might be a cause for pessimism. But for Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), optimism is essential for a science diplomat – optimism, tempered by realism. Zerbo delivered the Paolo Budinich Science Diplomacy Lecture in Trieste, Italy, and conducted a filmed interview with TWAS. More
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